Place:Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand

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NameAshburton
TypeCity or town
Coordinates43.9°S 171.767°E
Located inCanterbury, New Zealand
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Ashburton is a large town in the Canterbury Region, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The town is the seat of the Ashburton District, a territorial authority encompassing the town and the surrounding rural area, which is also known as "Mid-Canterbury". It is located south west of Christchurch and is sometimes regarded as a satellite town of Christchurch.

Ashburton township has a population of 18,300, with an additional 12,400 living in the wider district. The town is the third-largest urban area in the Canterbury Region, after Christchurch and Timaru.

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